Management of Stenosing Tenosynovitis (trigger finger) with Ayurved- A case study
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stenosing tenosynovitis, trigger finger, snayugat vata, sandhigata vata, ksheerbala taila

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Tagalpallewar, S. D. (2020). Management of Stenosing Tenosynovitis (trigger finger) with Ayurved- A case study. National Journal of Research in Ayurved Science, 8(01). Retrieved from https://ayurlog.com/index.php/ayurlog/article/view/570

Abstract

Trigger finger is a painful condition that makes your fingers or thumb catch or lock when you bend them. It can affect any finger, or more than one. You might hear it called stenosing tenosynovitis. Most of the time, it comes from a repeated movement or forceful use of your finger or thumb. It can also happen due to inflammation. Local swelling from inflammation or scarring of the tendon sheath (tenosynovium) around the flexor tendons causes trigger finger. These tendons normally pull the affected digit inward toward the palm (flexion). When they are inflamed, they tend to catch where they normally slide through the tendon sheath. A 62 year old patient visited OPD. He was having symptoms on right hand middle finger and side finger.  He has difficulty in folding joint and if he fold finger joint he was unable to straight the joint. There was no relief aftermodern medicine. So he wishes to start Ayurvedic treatment. As per ayurved it is sandhi snayugat vata vikar. So considering this diagnosis, ksheerbala 101-  2 capsules tds were prescribed. Patient got complete relief after 3 months.

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